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Express Scripts to open up mail-order pharmacy network

ExpressScripts is sending notification that its networks will expand to include “pharmacies predominantly engaged in mail-order practice” by the first quarter of 2019.  This has game change impact as Express Scripts, which works on Rx prices for over 80...

Will a CVS-Aetna be good for consumers?

The Dept of Labor has approved the $69 billion merger of CVS and Aetna. The question now is: what impact will this have on the consumer?  Some suggestion is that a vertical integration such as this could improve cost efficiencies, therefore helping lower costs. But...

How Apple could turn the Apple Watch into a blood pressure monitor

Apple is developing its watch to potentially monitor blood pressure.  High blood pressure affects 100 million Americans, which can increase the risk of heart attacks, strokes and other serious health problems.  High Blood pressure affects 1.1 billion worldwide. Read...